Part I: From Philosophical to Practical Ethics:.
1. The Triviality of the Debate over "Is-Ought" and the Definition of "Moral": Peter Singer.
2. Sidgwick and Reflective Equilibrium: Peter Singer.
Part II: The Role of Philosophers:.
3. Philosophers are Back on the Job: Peter Singer.
4. Bioethics and Academic Freedom: Peter Singer.
Part III: The Idea of Equality:.
5. All Animals are Equal: Peter Singer.
6. Is Racial Discrimination Arbitrary?: Peter Singer.
7. Killing Humans and Killing Animals: Peter Singer.
8. To Do or Not to Do?: Peter Singer.
9. The Great Ape Project: Paola Cavalieri and Peter Singer.
Part IV: The Impartial Point of View:.
10. Famine, Affluence, and Morality: Peter Singer.
11. William Godwin and the Defense of Impartialist Ethics: Peter Singer, Leslie Cannold, and Helga Kuhse.
Part V: Unsanctifying Human Life:.
12. The Moral Status of the Embryo: Helga Kuhse and Peter Singer.
13. Individuals, Humans, and Persons: The Issue of Moral Status: Helga Kuhse and Peter Singer.
14. IVF Technology and the Argument from Potential: Peter Singer and Karen Dawson.
15. Unsanctifying Human Life: Peter Singer.
16. Should All Seriously Disabled Infants Live?: Helga Kuhse and Peter Singer.
17. Is the Sanctity of Life Ethic Terminally Ill?: Peter Singer.
Part VI: Choosing Between Lives:.
18. Allocating Health Care Resources and the Problem of the Value of Life: Helga Kuhse and Peter Singer.
19. Double Jeopardy and the Use of QALYs in Health Care Allocation: Peter Singer, John McKie, Helga Kuhse, and Jeff Richardson.
Part VII: How We Should Live:.
20. A Vegetarian Philosophy: Peter Singer.
21. Environmental Values: Peter Singer.
22. Coping with Global Change: The Need for Different Values: Peter Singer.
Part VIII: Move Over, Marx:.
23. Hegel and Marx - Dialogue with Peter Singer: Bryan Magee.
24. Darwin for the Left: Peter Singer.
Peter Singer: Selected Publications, 1970–2000.
"This book offers a judicious selection from the vast body of Peter Singer's writings. It demonstrates the extraordinary range, acumen, consistency, and fundamental moral decency of his philosophical thought. Anyone – including Singer's critics – would benefit from, and be improved by, a close and fair-minded reading of this book." Jeff McMahan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"One of the most influential philosophers of our times."
Croatian Journal of Philosophy
- Provides readers with a one-volume account of Singer's underlying philosophy, as well as its practical implications upon everyday living.
- Includes early critiques of various approaches to philosophy and the role of philosophers.
- Features controversial works on the moral status of animals, infanticide, euthanasia, the allocation of scarce health care resources, embryo experimentation, environmental responsibility, and reflections on how we should live.
- Edited by Helga Kuhse, Singer's close colleague and collaborator.